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Never known to fail

O the promises of God long have Satan's might withstood

Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Tune: [O the promises of God]
Published in 15 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O the promises of God
Love have Satan’s might withstood,
And no pow’r of darkness o’er them shall prevail;
They are builded sure and strong
For the conflict with the wrong,
And those promises were never known to fail!

Refrain:
God’s promises were never known to fail!
No pow’r of darkness o’er them shall prevail!
They are builded sure and strong
For the conflict with the wrong,
God’s promises were never known to fail!

2 O the mighty hand of time
Fashions many a work sublime,
Yet the tide of years their splendor shall assail;
But the Word of God, this hour,
Thrills with all the old-time pow’r,
For those promises were never known to fail! [Refrain]

3 Trust those holy words to-day,
Let them guide you on life’s way,
Seek their refuge in temptation’s roughest gale;
Strength and courage they shall lend,
Pow’r from heave shall descend,
For those promises were never known to fail! [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #80

Author: Alice Jean Cleator

Alice Jean Cleator, 1871-1926 Born: Cir­ca 1871, An­dre­as, Isle of Man, Eng­land. Died: Cir­ca April 27, 1926, Cleve­land, Ohio. Cleator’s family ev­i­dent­ly em­igrat­ed to Amer­i­ca in the 1870’s. She was liv­ing in Clar­idon, Ohio, in 1880, & Geau­ga Coun­ty, Ohio, in 1900, 1910, & 1920. She taught school in New York Ci­ty, re­tir­ing some time be­fore 1915. --hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O the promises of God long have Satan's might withstood
Title: Never known to fail
Author: Alice Jean Cleator
Refrain First Line: God's promises were never known to fail

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #11289
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

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The Cyber Hymnal #11289

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